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Band with embossed edges

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Hammered sheet gold band with a double row of embossed circles on the long sides of the band. A single perforation at each end allows the band to be tied onto the head or arm.


Collected by Joaquin Arciniégas, Colombia, by March 1, 1906 (to San José, Costa Rica by May 23, 1908; to San Salvador, El Salvador by June 19, 1916); sold to Doctor Daniel Villatoro Rugama, San Salvador, El Salvador, August 6, 1929; sold to Oliverio Girondo, Paris, January 10, 1930 (to Argentina probably after 1946); with Leon Buki, Buenos Aires, Argentina by January 2, 1975; with Alphonse Jax, New York, by February 1975; to Landon T. Clay, Boston; to MFA, March 12, 1975, gift.

Credit Line

Gift of Landon T. Clay

Quimbaya, A.D. 450–1520

Object Place

Department of Quindío, Colombia


15.4 x 3.7 cm (6 1/16 x 1 7/16 in.)

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Jewelry / Adornment